InnovationAlmost All Healthcare Execs Expect AI ROI Sooner than Later
Fifty percent of healthcare executives expect to see savings related to artificial intelligence in less than three years.
NursingReshape the Nurse Leadership Role
Reshaping healthcare delivery means reshaping nursing leadership. Enter the chief nursing optimization officer role.
InnovationSocial Determinants Meet the Business Case
An analytics firm tests whether SDOH data will improve outcomes and save costs in Baltimore.
StrategyHospitals Claim Their Mergers Reduce Costs, Disputing Other Studies
A report commissioned by the American Hospital Association purports to demonstrate the benefits healthcare consolidation brings to patients.
CMS Plans 2021 'Update' for Hospital Quality Star Ratings
Policymakers are sifting through more than 800 public comments on proposed changes to the Hospital Compare methodology.
InnovationAmazon Subsidiary Carving Out Healthcare Market Niche
Amazon Web Services is focusing on services that are not at the core of healthcare organization operations such as data...
Clinical CareSPOT on: New Decision Support Tool Reduces Sepsis Mortality by 22.9%
A new computer-based decision support tool for sepsis at HCA Healthcare harnesses pivotal data in real time.
InnovationEmerging Tech Tools: Microsoft, Providence St. Joseph Partner at Seattle Hospital
The cloud-based and AI-powered solutions will be deployed at a facility near the tech giant's headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
FinanceHumana, Epic to Collaborate on Real-Time Benefits Check
Humana's real-time benefits check tool will be integrated into Epic's e-prescribing workflow.
Clinical CareAvoidable Hospital Deaths Dip to 161K, Leapfrog Study Finds
Researchers compared the latest hospital quality ratings to rates observed three years prior, finding both progress and opportunities for much...
InnovationInvolve Docs in Using Health Data, Expert Tells Health Insurers
The reams of data on patient healthcare won't do any good if it's not given to clinicians to act on...
StrategyMore to Come This Week on Optum's Dispute with Amazon Healthcare Venture Exec
An order from the First Circuit sent the parties back to the District Court for more hearings this week on...